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. >> i expect people to behave in a civil manner and allow us as elected officials do our job on behalf of the public. that's what i'm hoping for tonight, but i do believe there's going to be some disruption. so we are hoping to minimize that disruption and allow us to do the city's business. >> reporter: the city council meeting is proceeding as planned. but just outside the doors, there are confrontations with police. i wouldn't call them clashes right now but police are trying to shut down the cops standing guard right now. but police a couple dozen of them, there are about 100 protestors and more security guards here, as well. as for that report that i mentioned at the beginning of this from alan blueford's family they have been expecting the d.a. to release a report, the attorney representing the family says the report was released within the last hour. we'll definitely bring you the details. suffice to say this started about a beef about that report but it has grown as the city council has decided to curtail and turn people away as folks have been trying to attend the meeting toda
fight for democracy in burma. now opposition leader and elected parliament member, she is on a diplomatic mission to the united states. linda yee was at an exclusive events where she just addressed bay area leaders in san fransisco? >> it was certainly a historic visit, her first to the bay area, the nobel peace laureate and member of parliament spoke of rapid changes in democracy in burma. but she also tells a cautionary tale of how a change has to come slowly. she says that her country is thrilled that the united states has eased some of the economic sanctions and a canal invite businesses to invest but she told an audience of business, civic, and political leaders, that the gold rush of investors have to benefit people, and beef offal. they have been an isolated country for 50 years when it was under a military dictatorship and people for the most part don't know what it is like to live in a democracy. >> we would like the right kind of investments, the kind of investments that will create jobs, and also provide young people with on-the-job training. for five decades
. >> it is universal. there is not a single elected official in northern california that i'm aware of who is supporting prop f. >> you've been saying this measure f, it's insane, stupid. do you still stand by that today? >> oh, absolutely. when anybody rational looks at it, there is no answer to the cleanest water that this whole state if not the country has with our hetch hetchy water. >> reporter: and while only san francisco residents will vote on this study, it has much broader implications. there are 30 municipalities in the bay area that use water from hetch hetchy, including cities in san mateo and alameda counties. if we were to replace hetch hetchy reservoir, the cost would range anywhere from $3 to $10 billion. and that would translate into an increase anywhere from 590 to 1720 a year. i'm grace lee, cbs 5. >>> the city of oakland and the oakland coliseum are both apologizing for a late-night rave event over the weekend. multiple police departments were flooded with complaints. phil? >> reporter: that's right. some of those politicians' ears are still burning. the party that was on this wee
election, the first votes for president have been cast. today this instead of iowa began its early voting. for the next 40 days voters can cast their ballots at county offices. early voting begins october 9th, that is when absentee ballots are mailed out. and for the third day in a row president obama and mitt romney are campaigning in the same state. the candidates spent a morning in virginia but the president promoting a plan to create jobs while mitt romney focused on the national debt crisis. of course virginia is one of the key battleground states, we will watch closely. >> criminals target a woman sitting cost side of pete's coffee. we'll tell you how police say the scenario is becoming increasingly common. >> money from nothing, why the state is still going to charge you for a service they have no plans to provide. >> the picture behind me is awesome, it is that river of maritime air spilling in from the pacific ocean run right over san fransisco, but the wind will soon be going the opposite direction.,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >> you are looking at a trail of destruction and injured by stand
, if you have a notice in the mail says you have no polling place for the upcoming election, don't worry. you're not a voter without a country. it's simply because the area where you live doesn't have enough people to get its own precinct. so why can't you just go to the closest one? well, it's because that particular polling place may not have the specific ballot that applies to you based on the boundary lines where you live. >> they may see a polling place just a few blocks from their house. and they want to know why can't they vote at that polling place? so you might be in oakland and you're in a certain city council district. and so you can vote for another city council district that has to be where you live. >> there are 151 different ballot variations in alameda county alone. voters who fall into the mandatory mail-in category do not need to apply for a ballot. it will be sent to you automatically. >>> health officials are warning hundreds if not thousands of patients could be at risk for a rare meningitis infection. a tainted steroid drug often used it alleviate lower back pain is
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